Contact Information

emily.chow@FaegreBD.com2200 Wells Fargo Center
90 S. Seventh Street

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402

T: +1 612 766 8012
F: +1 612 766 1600


University of Wisconsin Law School
J.D., Law Review, Editor-in-Chief (2007)
Johns Hopkins University
B.A. (2004)

Bar Admissions

Minnesota Wisconsin

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota

Emily E. Chow


Emily Chow is a member of the firm's litigation and advocacy group and focuses on antitrust and complex commercial litigation. She represents clients in federal and state court, as well as in class-action and multidistrict litigation. She has experience preparing and presenting dispositive and discovery motions for judicial and federal administrative proceedings, managing and conducting client discovery, and advising clients on antitrust-compliance issues. Emily has previously served as an adjunct professor at the William Mitchell College of Law.

Litigation Experience

  • Successfully argued for the affirmance of a district court's Rule 12 dismissal of competitor's monopolization and attempted monopolization claims. KM Enters., Inc. v. Global Traffic Techs., Inc., 725 F.3d 718 (7th Cir. 2013).
  • Obtained summary judgment on group-boycott claims against multiple listing service. Req'l Multiple Listing Serv. of Minn., Inc. v. Am. Home Realty Network, Inc. No. 12-cv-965 (D. Minn.).
  • Defended national retailer in putative Telephone Consumer Protection Act class actions. Small v. Target Corp., No. 13-cv-1509 (D. Minn.); Lemieux v. Target Corp., No. 13-cv-737 (S.D. Cal.); Hill v. Target Corp., No. 13-cv-41 (E.D. Okla.).
  • Represented client in multidistrict litigation involving allegations of a price-fixing conspiracy advanced by indirect and direct purchasers of polyurethane foam. In re Polyurethane Foam Antitrust Litig., No. 10-md-2196-JZ (N.D. Ohio).
  • Defended national retailer against multimillion-dollar defamation and unfair trade practices claims asserted by vendor. Nat'l Broom Co. of Cal. v. Target Corp., No. 12-cv-1201 (RHK/TNL), 2012 WL 4856295 (D. Minn.).
  • Participated in the resolution of disputes relating to the interpretation and enforcement of easements and restrictive covenants governing shopping-center properties on behalf of Target Corporation.
  • Participated in defense of antitrust suit filed by the Federal Trade Commission related to $650 million acquisition transaction.
  • Second-chaired trial and appeal of Minnesota dissenter's rights case. PeopleNet Commc'ns Corp. v. Baillon Ventures, LLC, 781 N.W.2d 584 (Minn. Ct. App. 2010).

Pro Bono

  • LGBT civil rights advocacy work in collaboration with the Southern Poverty Law Center and Lambda Legal


  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2014
  • Lawyers of Color — Midwest Region Hot List, 2014 (awarded to exceptional early- to mid-career minority attorneys)
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers —  Rising Star, Business Litigation, 2014

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association — Antitrust Section Council


  • Antitrust Considerations When Reviewing and Drafting Contracts
    Minnesota CLE, 2012

Published Articles

  • FTC v. Lundbeck, Inc.: The Eighth Circuit Rejects the FTC's Attempt to Identify a Relevant Product Market in Pharmaceuticals
    Co-author with Jay Christiansen and Richard Duncan, Law360, 2011
  • Health Courts: An Extreme Makeover of Medical Malpractice With Potentially Fatal Complications
    7 Yale J. Health Pol'y L. & Ethics 387, 2007


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